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One Family’s Story

How Eating Recovery At Home gave these parents the tools they needed to support their daughter’s recovery.


Boundaries: Setting Our Children Up for Success

Boundaries are essential for respecting our own and others’ needs. For children in treatment, appropriate boundaries will only enhance their recovery.…


Parenthood, Treatment and Recovery

Like many of you, I have a box tucked away in my closet reserved for items that hold special memories for me. On marked occasions I will rummage…

Signs and Symptoms

5 Holiday Break Eating Disorder Warning Signs

The transition to college is one of the most common times to develop an eating disorder. In fact, according to the National Institute of Mental…

Families in Recovery

My Child Has An Eating Disorder - Is It My Fault?

The most common question asked by parents of children struggling with eating disorders is: “Is the eating disorder my fault?” In addition to a…


Eating Disorder Glossary of Terms

Common Levels of Care: OP: Outpatient: The patient lives at home and attends regularly scheduled sessions (usually 45-50 minutes) at a therapist’s…


Eating Disorder Facts & Myths

Despite increased prevalence of eating disorders in the United States, widespread misconceptions about eating disorders remain that challenge…


Commonly-used Eating Disorder Acronyms

AN: Anorexia ADD Attention Deficit Disorder ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ARFID: Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder BDD:…

Signs and Symptoms

Warning Signs of Eating Disorder Relapse

 Early detection and intervention are key for keeping your child/loved one on the path of recovery. Listed below are some Red Light tips on…


Resources List: Recommended Reading

Almost Anorexic: Is My (or My Loved One’s) Relationship with Food a Problem by Jennifer J. Thomas, Ph.D., and Jenni Schaefer   Anorexia…


Kids, Stress and Eating Disorders

Stress among children and adolescents is on the rise, and mental health professionals are seeing the impact as more children seek treatment for…


Eating Recovery Food Exchanges

Grain Exchanges provide carbohydrates for energy, fiber, and B vitamins 1 Grain equals: 1 slice bread ½ English muffin ½ cup…

Signs and Symptoms

A Letter to All the Caregivers

Following is a letter written by Bonnie Brennan to anyone who is caring for a loved one with an eating disorder. Today I would like to acknowledge…

Families in Recovery

10 Tips for Mealtime Support

 It is important to receive proper nourishment and relearn healthy eating patterns in eating disorder treatment and recovery. For parents,…


Willingness: Is it Really That Important?

If you are struggling in your journey today, perhaps you may find it helpful to ask yourself the question I asked myself every morning in those early…

Signs and Symptoms

Extreme Picky Eating: Is it an Eating Disorder?

You may be surprised to learn that what may look like picky eating could actually be an eating disorder. Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder…

Mental Note

A Parent's Journey

Check out our podcast, Mental Note. Beth Ayn's tells the story of her daughter being diagnosed with anorexia and the journey that led her to start…

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